• September 12, 2017

    Horseback riding at Camp Creek State Park

    Own a horse? Saddle up for wild, wonderful adventure at Camp Creek State Park a

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  • September 8, 2017

    Find peace and quiet at this romantic retreat

    Had enough of modern life? Slip away to the Country Cabin Farm Retreat

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  • August 9, 2017

    A look into West Virginia's lemonade city

    There’s no mistaking Bluefield. Thanks to its boomtown past and high altitude, “Nature’s Air-Conditioned City” is distinctively quirky. Case i

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  • July 21, 2017

    Coming soon to a theater near you!

    Get ready for a vibrant new season at the Chuck Mathena Center. Interactive entertainm

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  • July 14, 2017

    Conquering Mercer County's mountain

    Ever visited Mercer County? You might have without even realizing it, thanks to East River Mountain’s picturesque but unobtrusive thoroughfare. S

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  • June 30, 2017

    History of baseball in Mercer County

    It’s a scrappy game full of American “can-do” spirit. That’s especially so in Mercer County, where baseball rocketed from coalfields to the mi

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  • June 26, 2017

    Your summertime bucket list, Mercer County style

    Life’s too short to be serious, especially when it’s summer. Will you play outside, splurge on homemade desserts or camp in the woods? It can be t

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  • June 26, 2017

    Celebrate the fourth of July in Mercer County

    On the 4th of July, the entire country will celebrate America's birthday with fireworks, cook-outs and concerts. The holiday weekend and the 4th of Ju

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  • June 16, 2017

    Behind the murals of Princeton

    Not every painting stays inside. Such is the case with Princeton, a city famous for its murals. Eccentric and colorful, they fill entire blocks. You h

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  • June 9, 2017

    Cast a line in Mercer County

    Ishmael had Moby Dick. What about you? Maybe “the big one” is waiting for you in Mercer County. From manmade ponds to forest streams, you’ll

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  • May 9, 2017

    Bramwell's Spring Tour of Homes reveals Victorian elegance in a small coal town

    Every spring, the doors of lavish Victorian mansions open, revealing grand staircases, dainty fixtures, elaborate dining rooms and a rich hist

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  • May 8, 2017

    Are the “Faces of Travel” part of your vacation plans?

    Join us as we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week in Mercer County! From May 7-13, we’ll pay tribute to all the human interactions that prope

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  • April 10, 2017

    Lumberjacks and ramps, oh my!

    Springtime in West Virginia means ramp season! The first ramps of the season generally show up in mid-March; West Virginia towns and communit

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  • March 29, 2017

    The Bluefield Jays and Princeton Rays make a TV debut tonight on Viceland

    The boys of summer don't arrive for a few more months, but the great rivalry of minor league baseball in Mercer County will be front and center on the

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  • March 7, 2017

    Get your entertainment fix at this state-of-the-art theater

    In the Appalachian mountains, the Chuck Mathena Center stands out as a place

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  • February 27, 2017

    Don't miss out on your favorite camping spots! Make reservations now.

    Even though summer is still a few months away, it's not too soon to start thinking about roasting marshmallows by the campfire,  playing

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  • February 17, 2017

    Cozy up with the West Virginia Winter Warmer!

    It is a winter wonderland inside the Bluefield Area Arts Center, the site for the annual West Virginia Winter Warmer on Saturday.  Decorated with mou

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  • January 27, 2017

    Meet Mercer's "Best Eats"!

    Nothing tastes quite like homemade cuisine— especially when someone else prepares it! In the past, folks took their time in the kitchen and cooke

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  • January 13, 2017

    Jazz up your winter with these 5 adventures

    Banish those winter blues, both outdoors and indoors! Hibernating is for bears… and folks who don’t have Mercer County’s high altitude and ru

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  • January 5, 2017

    Check these attractions off your 2017 bucket list!

    Need some inspiration for the new year? Our county is an adventure waiting to happen. Fill your schedule with history, romance and eccentricity!

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